London Metropolitan University has won back its right to recruit international students, after its Tier 4 sponsor licence was controversially revoked last August. The Home Office said the university would now hold a probationary sponsor licence. The university welcomed the move but said it still planned to take legal action against the government, claiming its reputation has been damaged.
UK universities expect their revenue from international students to grow by 24.5% in the next three years, according to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, however there is a "significant risk" demand could fall due to UK visa policy. In cash terms, the sector is expecting overseas fee income to rise from £2,513 million to £3,459 million by 2014-15.
A £2million hardship will be used to cover relocation costs for London Metropolitan University students displaced by the UK university’s loss of highly trusted sponsor status, it was revealed this week. It follows a high court decision last Friday to allow all non-EU students at the university to remain in the UK...
International students affected by London Metropolitan University's stripping of HTS status will be able to continue their studies from Monday, after a high court ruling last week. The decision comes as London Metropolitan University is granted the right to take legal action against the government via a judicial review for revoking its highly trusted sponsor status last month.